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Canadiens Wrap: Petry Value Rising, Habs, NHL Trade Rumours



NHL Trade

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry continues to raise his value on the NHL trade market.

The Canadiens added another member to their hockey ops department.

That and more in the MHN Canadiens Wrap:

Montreal Canadiens

The trade value of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry keeps improving and whether it’s before the NHL Trade Deadline or in the offseason, the Habs are likely dealing him away.

The Colorado Avalanche are intensifying their scouting on Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux as the NHL Trade Deadline grows closer. Could a third team like the Canadiens jump in to help alleviate the cap issues of a potential Giroux trade to Colorado?

The Montreal Canadiens have hired Adam Nicholas as the new director of hockey development for the club.

National Hockey Now

BOS: My partner-in-scribe at BHN, Joe Haggerty and I opined on the contract status of Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney, who is yet to sign an extension past this season.



NYI: If and when the New York Islanders decide to become sellers on the NHL trade market, who should they move?

Pittsburgh: Vancouver Canucks center J.T. Miller called the NHL trade rumours swirling around him ‘BS’

Colorado: We won’t let Miller know, but our man in Denver, Adrian Dater, wonders if the Colorado Avalanche are actually interested in the Canucks center.

San Jose: How should the San Jose Sharks approach the rebuild on the NHL trade market and in free agency?

Canada Hockey Now

Vancouver: The Vancouver Canucks are suddenly right back in the Western Conference playoff race; so are they sellers or buyers before the NHL Trade Deadline?


The New York Rangers are all in and they’re ready to attack the trade market as major buyers.

The fallout in the hockey world from the Russian Invasion of Ukraine continues to move in so many different directions.


Here’s your Irish Track of the day, ‘Big Fellah’ by Black 47 and it goes out to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy:




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